HBO’s hit series A Game Of Thrones is based on George R R Martin’s internationally bestselling series A Song Of Ice and Fire, the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age. A Game Of Thrones is the first volume in the series, now with a new landscape cover look.
Summers span decades. Winter can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne has begun. As Warden of the north, Lord Eddard Stark counts it a curse when King Robert bestows on him the office of the Hand. His honour weighs him down at court where a true man does what he will, not what he must ... and a dead enemy is a thing of beauty.
The old gods have no power in the south, Stark's family is split and there is treachery at court. Worse, the vengeance-mad heir of the deposed Dragon King has grown to maturity in exile in the Free Cities. He claims the Iron Throne.
'Of those who work in the grand epic fantasy tradition, George R.R. Martin is by far the best' Time Magazine
'Colossal, staggering... Martin captures all the intoxicating complexity of the Wars of the Roses or Imperial Rome in his imaginary world ... one of the greats of fantasy literature' SFX
'The sheer-mind-boggling scope of this epic has sent other fantasy writers away shaking their heads ... Its ambition: to construct the Twelve Caesars of fantasy fiction, with characters so venomous they could eat the Borgias' Guardian
Series: Song of Ice and Fire
Number Of Pages: 912
Published: 6th June 2014
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 12.9 x 5.0
Weight (kg): 0.56